Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson had an affair, hacking trial told

The affair lasted at least six years, the jury has heard.

Sign Up

Get the New Statesman's Morning Call email.

Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks and ex-News of the World editor Andy Coulson had an affair for at least six years, a jury has heard.

Prosecutor Andrew Edis told jurors at the Old Bailey that in February 2004, when the pair were both working at the media giant, they had been having a relationship for some years.

He said a letter was found on Mrs Brooks's computer from February 2004, that made the relationship clear.

Read the rest of this story on pressgazette.co.uk

Rebekhah Brooks arriving at the Old Bailey. Photo: Getty